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Dubai Hotels post $1.4 bn revenue


May 1st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai hotel industry has posted a 5.4 billion dirham (about $1.4 billion) revenue in the first quarter of 2012.The impressive January-March 2012 results caps the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

AA battery-powered devices can relieve pain, depression


December 4th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Scientists have been exploring the healing powers of electricity, particularly microcurrent therapy (MCT), involving a plethora of domestic gadgets that seemingly relieve pain, gout or depression. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China issues white paper on addressing climate change


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China Tuesday issued a white paper on its policies and actions for addressing climate change, highlighting a range of major policy measures to mitigate and adapt ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brits ‘can’t differentiate between cheap plonk and fine wine’


April 14th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): A "blind" wine tasting challenge in the UK has revealed that most drinkers are unable to tell a cheap plonk from a wine costing up to six times ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Most wine drinkers can’t tell the cheap from expensive


April 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Most wine drinkers are not able to make out the difference between the cheap wines and those that cost up to six times as much, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Andhra calls for steps to prevent regrouping of Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Tuesday urged the central government to include six more districts bordering neighbouring states under the Special Development Plan (SDP) in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) ... Read more...

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New drug a miracle cure for lingering eczema


December 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Dominic Rawlins, a 65-year-old businessman, initially disregarded the tiny blisters that had sprouted all over his hands. This rash marked the beginning of a long and painful ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Skin cancer pill shrinks tumour in 80 percent cases


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A pill that retards the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing "remarkable" results in early trials. The experimental drug helped shrink tumours in 80 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Skin cancer pill showing ‘remarkable’ results, say researchers


August 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Researchers say that a pill that helps slow the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing 'remarkable' results in early trials.The drug, PLX4032, works by inhibiting a 'faulty' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Magic bullet’ may help fight ‘untreatable’ cancers


May 19th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope to cancer sufferers currently given no chance of survival - a 'magic bullet' cancer drug that blasts away tumours.The new drug, developed from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Single shot of gene therapy could make kids with congenital blindness see


October 25th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A single jab of genes that produce light-sensitive pigments can make children with congenital blindness see, according to a new study.Taking the next step towards using gene therapy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Puppeteers on World Puppetry Day enthrall people of Tripura


March 22nd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Mar 22 (ANI): Puppets on strings, rods and hands enthralled hundreds of enthusiastic spectators at an event organised on the occasion of World Puppetry Day here on Saturday.World Puppetry Day ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chidambaram asks Andhra to keep up pressure on Maoists


March 6th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday asked Andhra Pradesh to keep up the pressure on Maoists and also called for impoving urban policing in view of terror threats. Praising ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Villages? Look closely, they are thriving student hubs!


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Jiya Sarai, Katwaria Sarai and Ber Sarai are typical north Indian villages, with their narrow lanes and bylanes and cattle lazing around. But as youngsters coming from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pine bark reduces jet lag


November 6th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Pycnogenol, a bark extract from the French maritime pine tree, reduces jet lag in passengers by nearly 50 percent. A recent two-part study, comprising a brain CT scan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Irregular sleep can provoke sleepwalking


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 3 (ANI): People predisposed to sleepwalking should keep a regular bedtime to avoid unwanted evening strolls, according to researchers at the Universite de Montreal.This sleep disorder, also called ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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